Al·che·my /ˈalkəmē/ noun 1. The medieval forerunner of chemistry, based on the supposed transformation of matter. It was concerned particularly with attempts to convert base metals into gold or to find a universal elixir. Similar: Chemistry, magic, sorcery, witchcraft, enchantment 2. A seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination. Magical you Did you […]
“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” (Albert Einstein) No Therapist, you may NOT have a life. I met Tiffany Sankofa seven years ago when she was working in a group practice in Columbia. I was […]
Sometimes we get so used to words that we look right through them. Have you ever really thought about the word, “’belonging?” We long to be. Just, to be; To be who we are, and still find ourselves connected to others. Isn’t that the dream?
Belonging. Are you longing to be? To be seen? To be valued? To be joined? To be embraced? Some people are longing to be left alone, feeling crowded out by people who are nearby, but not safe-enough people to just “be” with. Our places of belonging hold up a mirror to show us who we are, what gifts we bring, and how we fit into something bigger than ourselves. Belonging shapes our sense of purpose and our sense of identity.
“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” (Chief Seattle, 1854) COVID marathon number six… I don’t know about you all, but I’ve been feeling like I’m on at least […]
Moving Forward (When You’re Stuck Behind a Truck) … I did the best I could with what was in front of me and kept moving forward. The Universe has hilarious timing… In 1990, I earned a B.A. in Broadcasting Arts. I never worked in Broadcasting. For decades I thought, “Well that was a weird left […]